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Laura Holson, Award-winning journalist and The BOX Sessions™ founder

Laura Holson is a National Magazine Award-winning journalist who has written narrative features and personality profiles for the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Town & Country, and Bloomberg Businessweek, among other publications. For more than two decades, she has chronicled the intersection of celebrity, money, and power in Silicon Valley and Hollywood.

Laura is a life-long student of creativity and began writing about it in 2014 when she created a salon to discuss art and ideas. She is a speaker and moderator, teaches workshops on the creative self, and is the founder and creator of The Box Sessions™. The Box Sessions is a trademark of Sant Epernay LLC.

Laura has an undergraduate degree in art history from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. She joined the New York Times in 1998 and has interviewed everyone from Steven Spielberg, Donald Trump, Jr., Julia Roberts, and George Clooney. She is a global traveler, photographer, and letterpress printer. Laura is currently writing a book about the creative self.

Current Program


Upcoming Program

Personal Growth
The BOX Sessions
February 28 - March 1, 2020
Join award-winning writer Laura Holson hosting a weekend with wildly popular The Moth radio show and podcast, cooking sensation Samin Nosrat, director Jon M. Chu, MacArthur “genius grant” winner Lynda Barry, novelist Jonathan Franzen, and an original group of Oscar winners and world-class artists. In workshops and breakout sessions, you will explore your sense of wonder and curiosity, experience the power of community, and learn that you are a creative person—perhaps in dimensions you never realized.

Past Program